Migrants- Agia Paraskevi


Family Name: Malolakis 
Name: Ignatios
Year Of Birth:  1928
Father' Name: Georgios (Agia Paraskevi)
Mother's Name:   Eleni Behlevana (Agia Paraskevi)
Siblings:  Katina (Raptelli)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1947
Sponsor:    Socratis Behlevanas (my uncle)
Married: Katina Kretsis (Australian-born of Agia-paraskevitan parents)
Children:  Georgios, Ioannis 
City of Residence: Sydney
 Livelihood: Small Business- Cafes, Milk Bars


Above: Athens, 1947. With my father, Georgios, who had escorted me to Athens when I was migrating to Australia.

Above Right: With my sister, Katina, as children.


Above: Kerang, north-west Victoria. With an employee, Vasilis, at the rear of Dennis Cafe. I was in partnership of the Cafe with horiano, Ioannis Kyriagis, for seven years. Circa 1950.

Above Right: Examining the damage from the fire next door to the Dennis Cafe. L-R: Vasilis, Ioannis Kyriagis, Dimitrios Kypouros and me.


Above: With horiani at a wedding. L-R: Konstantinos Tsakiris, myself, Haralambos Giannakis, Miltiades Demosthenou, Socrates Kretsis, Panagiotis Angelis and Nikolaos Anagnostis. 

Above Right: Visiting my family in Agia Paraskevi (1963). L-R: my brother-in-law, Apostolos Raptellis; myself; my parents, Eleni and Georgios; my wife, Katina; and my sister, Katina. The young boys are my children, Georgios and Ioannis.